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Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011
Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011

Wed, 29/06/2011 - 12:02

The 'Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011' special report comprises 10 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 - The Winners

Wed, 29/06/2011 - 12:13

The Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 for excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers have honoured the US industry’s best performers and their ability to demonstrate consistency and depth of expertise against the backdrop of a more complex, but also potentially more rewarding, investment climate.  »

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 ceremony

Regulation drive underlines changing face of US hedge fund industry

Thu, 30/06/2011 - 12:19

  By Simon Gray – The hedge fund sector in the United States, its cradle and still by a long way its biggest and most important centre, has emerged successfully from the crisis that beset the global financial industry between 2007 and 2009. As Global Fund Media publisher Sunil Gopalan commented at the Hedgeweek USA Awards 2011 in New York on June 16: “These awards celebrate the way in which hedge fund investment advisers and service providers have led the US industry out of the crisis through their expertise, innovation and adaptability.”   »

Ben Pershick, head of business and product development, Admiral Administration

Admiral Administration – Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator

Wed, 29/06/2011 - 12:26

Admiral Administration is one of the world’s leading hedge fund administrators. Headed by Canover Watson in the Cayman Islands, the firm also has offices in Ireland and the US, from where a combined staff of more than 110 professionals, including 60 qualified accountants, provides independent administration support. »

David Lorber, co-founder, FrontFour Capital

FrontFour Capital – Best Event-Driven Manager

Wed, 29/06/2011 - 12:33

Winner of this year’s Hedgeweek USA Award for Best Event-Driven Manager is Stamford, Connecticut-based investment adviser FrontFour Capital Group. Co-founders David A Lorber (pictured) and Zachary R George alongside partner Stephen E Loukas co-manage the firm’s flagship fund, FrontFour Capital Partners LP. »

Howard Altman, co-chief executive and principal-in-charge of the Financial Services Group, Rothstein Kass

Rothstein Kass – Best Accounting Firm

Wed, 29/06/2011 - 12:37

New York-based Rothstein Kass started life more than 50 years ago as a boutique accounting firm and has since gone on to become ranked as one of the alternative industry’s top CPA firms. As well as tax, auditing and accountancy services, the firm’s Financial Services Group supports clients across all stages of organisational development. »

Ron S Geffner, partner and head of financial services, Sadis & Goldberg

Sadis & Goldberg – Best Law Firm

Wed, 29/06/2011 - 12:41

Sadis & Goldberg is one of New York’s leading law firms and its financial services practice enjoys an international reputation. The Financial Services Group is made up of a team of seasoned legal professionals who routinely handle a diverse range of enquiries across the investment universe, providing legal counsel to several hundred investment advisers, broker-dealers and commodity pool operators that sponsor, manage and advise hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds and separately managed accounts. »

Arif N Bhalwani, co-founder, Third Eye Capital

Third Eye Capital – Best Credit Fund Manager

Thu, 30/06/2011 - 12:46

Toronto-based Third Eye Capital originates and manages privately-negotiated secured loans to predominantly Canadian small- to mid-cap companies. The firm was established in 2005 by Arif N Bhalwani (pictured) and Dr David G Alexander, who together have more than 50 years’ private market investing experience. »

Thomas Walek, founder, Walek & Associates

Walek & Associates – Best PR Firm

Thu, 30/06/2011 - 12:49

The Hedgeweek USA Award 2011 for Best PR Firm is the latest recognition of Walek & Associates’ dozen years of work successfully managing visibility, reputation and brand for hedge funds around the world. »

Onu Odim, chief risk officer, Wolverine Asset Management

Wolverine Asset Management – Best Convertible Arbitrage Manager

Thu, 30/06/2011 - 12:57

Wolverine Asset Management is a US-based alternative asset management firm and part of the Wolverine family of companies, a diversified group of affiliated financial service entities primarily engaged in asset management, derivatives trading, order routing and technology/software development. »

Don Steinbrugge, founder, Agecroft Partners

Agecroft Partners – Best Third-Party Marketing Firm

Thu, 17/03/2011 - 13:16

Agecroft Partners specialises in consulting and third-party marketing for hedge funds. Its objective is to raise assets globally for institutional quality hedge fund managers by utilising a consultative approach within the institutional investor community. »


Asia-based fund manager outlook

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In June 2015, Preqin surveyed 61 Asia-based private equity and venture capital fund managers to gain insight into their attitudes towards the fundraising environment, deals landscape and issues affecting the private equity industry as a whole. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asian Private Equity analyses the key findings from the survey, highlighting the overarching trends and outlook for Asian GP activity for the next 12 months.  ... »

Special report
US Hedge Fund Services 2015

US Hedge Fund Services 2015

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 11:21

A rising tide of regulation is threatening to swamp US hedge funds with significant trading, distribution and reporting issues.This Hedgeweek Special Report unravels these issues, guides managers through the solutions currently available to them, and examines the challenges of running activist hedge funds, where assets have grown to USD120 billion over the past decade... »

Special report
The TYVIX Index: Navigating through interest rate volatility

With interest rates set to rise, this Hedgeweek Special Report examines the the latest tools available to fixed income investors and traders in the form of the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index (The TYVIX Index) and TYVIX futures, which give traders an effective way to hedge, gain exposure to, or trade interest rate volatility.... »

Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

Unrealised assets in tail-end funds

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 14:40

Distributions from private equity funds have improved greatly in recent years as managers have taken advantage of improving market conditions to realise value from remaining assets in their portfolios. This has gone some way to alleviating concerns regarding the overhang of unrealised value in ageing funds; however, the issue has not yet been fully rectified, particularly as funds raised in the boom years of 2005-2008 reach the 10-year mark. ... »

Index options & futures

John Angelos, CBOE

Interest rate volatility is like a storm cloud building on the horizon. The US Federal Reserve has kept rates stable for nigh on a decade, but global asset managers are now preparing for their fixed income portfolios to feel the impact of a rate rise later this year.  ... »

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